Recruitment to Rural Residency Programs: Match Rates and Best Practices

This study explores the history of National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) match rates for rurally located family medicine residency programs over the past 25 years (1995-2020) in an effort to examine the widely held perception that low match rates equate to unfavorable program outcomes and to identify successful recruitment strategies for rural programs and for recruitment to rural practice generally.

Group Medical Visits: An Innovative Solution for Chronic Pain Management in a Rural Context

The Group Medical Visits teaching kit, featuring Jaclyn Thatcher, RN, DNP/FNP-S, and Jacob Thatcher, OMS IV, explores the potential of Group Medical Visits (GMVs) to transform chronic pain management in rural primary care and the delivery of medical care in the United States.

Recruitment and Retention of Providers in Rural Areas (3RNet)

Presentation slides from 3RNet describing practical recruitment strategies for rural areas

Quality of Life Impacts the Recruitment and Retention of Rural Health Care Providers (NRHA)

Policy brief with recommendations to address barriers to rural recruitment and retention

Toolkit for Recruitment and Retention of Primary Care Physicians in Rural Areas (NOSORH)

Guide describing methods and resources for recruitment and retention of rural primary care physicians

Office of Rural Health Research Library, Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

Resource library within the Veterans Health Administration that contains studies on the delivery of healthcare services to rural veterans

Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention: Global policy recommendations

Report proposing sixteen evidence-based recommendations on how to improve the recruitment and retention of health workers in underserved areas